The Definitive Oral History of ‘Titus’

The traditional sitcom never would have died without the early aughts Fox sitcom choking the life out of it with its brutal honesty and unadulterated laughs. Now, creator and star Christopher Titus, along with the rest of the show’s cast and crew, share how they found poetry and humor in his pain — pissing off network executives all along the way

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15 Risky Casting Choices That Totally Paid Off

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15 Risky Casting Choices That Totally Paid Off

The supporting cast plays an important role in bringing a project's story to life. We've seen some fantastic casting picks for celebrities over the years. Actors frequently perform in a specific part as a way of demonstrating their worth. Let's take a closer look at some hazardous casting decisions that ended up being fantastic.

Choosing the correct actor to play a specific character is crucial when making a film since an actor's performance could make a character pleasant or unforgettable. Occasionally directors notice something in a performer that others might not and decide to hire that actor anyway. We've created a list of high-risk castings that paid off handsomely, despite the odds.

It's difficult to see how certain actors might potentially pull off certain characters at first, especially if the characters come from literature or comic books that already have a devoted following. Sometimes the director notices something we don't, and sometimes the performer reveals something we didn't know they possessed. In this case, here are 15 risky casting choices that paid off big time.

JENNIFER LAWRENCE AS KATNISS EVERDEEN CRACKED.COM Because Katniss Everdeen is a beloved book character, fans questioned Lawrence's look and experience. Her ability to lead the franchise was immediately cemented, and lead to the next four Hunger Games installments.

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DANIEL CRAIG AS JAMES BOND CRACKED.COM In 2005, the Blonde Bond controversy had fans boycott the film. They saw James Bond as sleek, elegant, and debonair whereas mostly-unknown Craig seemed like a meathead. His 5 installments as Bond from 2006 to 2021 have grossed nearly $4 billion.

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